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Old 05-02-19, 09:50 AM
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A couple of weeks ago, riding home late at night from the bike coop, I noticed my front tire was soft. This is my new set of 650b x 38mm tires. I learned yet another nice couple of things about wider tires. One is that they lose air more slowly because of their lower pressure and higher volume. Two is that with the larger volume, it's still fairly safe to ride. By morning the tube was out of air, and I patched it, no problem.
Tom Reingold,
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